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10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth

What can you do to save the earth? Easy steps you can take to save the world! Everyone has a responsibility to be environmentally conscious. Resources don't last forever and through recycling and alternative energy, we can all do our part to help make the world a better place! ...

Build Your Own Simple Compost at Home

Composting is an important part of an environmentally conscience garden. Using compost in your garden enriches the soil, replaces chemical fertilizers, lowers your carbon foot print and it helps form humus.There are two ways of making compost. The easiest way is called cold composting. This entails ...

Why is Sustainable Food so Important?

Sustainable food has become popular without many understanding the importance of it. The general consumer is often baffled about why food has sustainable labels or why people would spend their time learning in an environmental management degree program of all things. However, sustainable food provi ...

Earthships: Sustainable Off-Grid Living

If someone told you that people live in luxury homes made out of rubbish you may not believe them, but it is true in the case of Earthships.  A style of eco-home that has been gathering quite a lot of media attention lately, an Earthship is a self-sufficient building designed and originally bu ...

Building A Home With Earth Bags

Many people would be surprised to know that a home can be made with little more than bags of dirt.  If you think about a sand bag retaining wall, it all makes sense. Bags can be shaped and molded into various contours which suit the natural landscape, provide excellent insulation, are extremel ...

Clean Your House With Mother Earth's Bounty

 If you own or rent property you will know all about domestic cleaning and what a chore it is.  Not only is it time consuming, cleaning supplies can really add up in cost, and if you think about it you are spending your money on questionable materials that 'vaporize' into nothingn ...